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MLBTR Poll: Astros

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Opposing Cole is 26-year-old right-hander Tyler Glasnow. Given that math, I find it hard to fault Pettis for his choice to run Altuve. Tampa Bay counters with pure power of its own in the form of. Rookie Jose Urquidy was an option, but he's a rookie. Then the Yankees lost to Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Rays vs Astros 2019 ALDS Game 5 Lines

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You do not need to win or lose that amount. Game time from Houston for the final game of the 2019 American League Division Series is scheduled for 7:07 p. As good and different as the curveballs of Yarbrough and Anderson are, Snell's hook might be baseball's best. But I still have to get ready for the season, still have to perform. But the fourth rotation slot has been problematic because of Wade Miley's late-season slide. He finally switched Brantley with Altuve in the order.

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MLB Playoffs ALDS Game 5: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Houston Astros

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The more you do that across the board, the better. Adames and center fielder Kevin Kiermaier executed a perfect relay to nail Jose Altuve trying to score from first on Yordan Alvarez's double that Kiermaier handled cleanly off the wall before turning and throwing to cutoff man Adames. Right-hander Tyler Glasnow will get the start in Game 1 even though he missed four months of the season due to a right forearm strain. He was a candidate for rookie of the year honors. Alvarez then cracked a double off the wall violently, perhaps angered by the audacity of it all. The Rays had only four players compile as many as three wins above replacement during the regular season.

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How the Rays forced the favored Astros into a do

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I think the team will better for it. Right-hander Tyler Glasnow 6-1, 1. After splitting the first four games of this American League divisional-round playoff series, the Astros and Rays meet for a deciding Game 5 Thursday afternoon in H-Town. He fired home just in time to get the speedy Altuve. If he had a soft spot this year, it was — like so many others — in the long ball department.

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Game times set for rest of Rays

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Castillo is an opener, that Rays innovation, one they believe in so deeply that they trotted it out in a game they had to win to extend their season. They used 57 batters during the regular season; Houston used 45. Not that their task is an easy one. After the Rays' 4-1 win in Game 4 of their American League Division Series on Tuesday, a game that began with 2019 Cy Young favorite Justin Verlander on the mound for Houston and ended with 2018 Cy Young winner Blake Snell polishing off his first save, everything feels as if it is on the table. Yarbrough threw him three straight curves that topped out at 72 mph, then followed that with a changeup -- at 78 mph. Hopefully, this is an opportunity to go prove ourselves. .

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Rays Chase Verlander, Beat Astros 4

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But specific players to certain spots, I have a really good idea of where guys are going to be. I know Houston is probably better on paper and all that, but anything can happen when you step on the field at the same time. In 46 games he belted 11 home runs and had a. For example, this bonus has a 10x rollover. Somehow or another, though, it all seems to be coming out even.

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MLBTR Poll: Astros

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Colin Poche got six, then Emilio Pagan got four, taking it into the ninth inning but leaving runners on the corners with the dangerous Alvarez at the plate. Charlie Morton, who helped Houston win the World Series two years ago, began the Rays' comeback by beating his former team 10-3 on Monday. We've had our backs against the wall before and come out victorious. Cole has been as good as anyone in baseball since the end of May. Having 100+ wins does not automatically make you the world series champion.

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Tampa Bay Rays at Houston Astros ALDS Game 5 preview

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The Rays did a terrific job throughout the game at putting the bat on the ball and creating trouble for Astros pitchers and the management making decisions behind them. So the Rays have outscored the Astros 17-13 in this series. Cole heads to the mound on Thursday after 5 days of rest. On the pitching side, the Rays found success with as their opener and a succession of competent relievers behind him. Even with eight more innings to cover -- and Eric Sogard's leadoff homer in the next frame that cut the lead just a tad -- it's fair to say Houston was feeling good at that point about its chances to see this one through. It took two essentially perfect throws, from Keirmaier and in turn, plus a terrific tag from , to get Altuve at the plate by a hair.

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